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sulphide:

see sulfidesulfide,
chemical compound containing sulfur and one other element or sulfur and a radical. Sulfides may be salts or esters of hydrogen sulfide, H2S, or may be formed directly, e.g., by heating a metal with sulfur.
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sulphide

1. a compound of sulphur with a more electropositive element
2. another name for thio-ether
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